Facebook to stop showing health groups in its recommendations

Facebook Inc will no longer show health groups in its recommendations, the social media giant announced on Thursday, saying it was crucial that people get health information from “authoritative sources.” Over the last year, the company took down more than 1 million groups that violated Facebook’s policies on misinformation and harmful content, it said in… Read More Facebook to stop showing health groups in its recommendations

Facebook introduces strict authorization for pages with high number of U.S. followers 

Facebook Inc will introduce an authorization process for users who manage Facebook pages with a large U.S. following, it said here on Friday, seeking to make it harder to administer a page using a fake or compromised account. The measures come about a week after the social network said it identified a new coordinated political… Read More Facebook introduces strict authorization for pages with high number of U.S. followers 

Facebook bans far-right group Britain First over hate incitement

Facebook said on Wednesday it banned Britain First from its platform for breaking rules against inciting hatred, blacklisting a far-right group brought to global attention when U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted its anti-Islamic posts. Facebook said it had taken down Britain First’s Facebook page and those of its leaders, Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen, for… Read More Facebook bans far-right group Britain First over hate incitement